So tall, yet it fits in a single picture! (Photo: Andre Moreira)

634m of Tokyo Skytree

The Top of the World, seen from below

Andre Moreira   - 1 min read

Open to the public since 22 May 2012, the 634m of Tokyo Skytree make it the tallest tower in the world, and the second tallest structure, losing only to Burj Khalifa from Dubai.

Located in Sumida, Tokyo, it has an interesting story surrounding its height. When separated, 634 become 6 (mu), 3 (sa), 4 (shi), in Japanese. Well, Musashi is an old name for the region where the Tower presently stands! This way anyone can remember how tall it is!

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Andre Moreira

Andre Moreira @andre.moreira

Born in the Portuguese countryside in 1990, I've been living in Japan since 2012. Not long after coming to Japan, I started writing to Japan Travel in English, and later started managing its Portuguese page. I'm continuously looking for new Portuguese language helpers to help us make the page ev...